New crop of rural MPs must champion food and farming, says former Defra secretary

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Former Defra Secretary George Eustice says ELMs must be continued by next government
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Former Defra Secretary George Eustice says ELMs must be continued by next government

Food and farming may not be high on the manifestos of the major political parties, but scores of new rural MPs will soon realise how important these issues are to their constituents, a former Defra Secretary...

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